Kia Optima Hybrid: Suspension System / Special Service Tools

Special Service Tools
Tool Name / Number
Illustration
Description
Lower arm ball joint remover
0K545-A9100

Removal of front lower arm from front axle

Personal Protective Equipment
Name
Illustration
Description
Insulation glove

Used when inspecting or working on the high voltage components
[Insulation performance : 1000V / 300A or above]
Insulation shoes

Used when inspecting or working on the high voltage components
Insulation clothes

Insulation helmet

Safety glasses

Used in the case below
• During Removal & installation or inspection of the high voltage battery terminals or wiring, which spark might happen.
• During working on the high voltage battery pack assembly.
Face shield

Insulation mat

Putting the removed high voltage components on the insulation mat to prevent safety accidents.
Insulation sheet

Covering the high voltage components with insulation sheet to prevent people who don’t wear the personal protective equipment from safety accidents.

Specifications

Specifications Front Suspension ItemSpecificationSuspension typeMacPherson StrutShock absorberTypeHPD (High Performance Damper)Coil springFree Height [I.D. color]299.5mm (11.79 in.) [White - Yellow] Rear ...

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Vehicle inspection SYMPTOM CHART SymptomSuspect AreaRemedy (See page)Squeak or grunt-noise from the front suspension, occurs more in cold ambient temperatures-more noticeable over rough ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Auto Head Lamp Leveling Unit Repair procedures


Inspection 1. Ignition "ON". 2. Turn on the head lamp switch. 3. Check for operation. If the aim of the head lamps changes smoothly when the head lamp leveling switch is turned. 4. If the operation does not work well, inspect the connector and terminals to be sure they are all making good contact. If ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Front Seat Components and Components Location


Components 1. Headrest2. Headrest guide3. Front seat back cover4. Front seat back warmer5. Front seat back frame6. Front seat duct7. Front seat back board8. Front seat cushion cover9. Front seat cushion warmer10. Front seat cushion frame11. Front shield inner cover12. Front seat outer shield cover13. ...

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